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"Compassionate Care in an Uncaring Environment: Maternal Health and Nursing Care of Japanese-American Evacuees at War Relocation Centers"



12:00 PM

McLeod Hall Auditorium

Presented by the School of Nursing, the Women's Center, and Beta Kappa


This panel discussion is inspired by ongoing historical research into nursing care at the Japanese internment camps during World War II that is being conducted in the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry (ECBCNHI). 


Susan McKay, PhD, RN, from the University of Wyoming will be featured during the panel discussion.  Her research includes maternal health and nursing care in the Japanese internment camps, as well as women’s health issues both nationally and internationally. 


Additional panelists will include Arlene Keeling, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director of the ECBCNHI, and Ms. Rebecca Coffin, MSN, RN, whose dissertation work is focused on the panel topic.  Patricia D’Antonio, PhD, RN, FAAN, from the University of Pennsylvania also will be a member of the panel, which will be moderated by Joel G. Anderson, PhD, HTP.